Lake Lure Tours

Discover the beauty and charm of Lake Lure. Relax on one of our covered tour boats while your skipper guides you past local attractions and landmarks such as the locations used in filming the popular Dirty Dancing and the recently restored historic 1927 Lake Lure Inn and Spa. Listen to the legends, and learn about the natural and cultural history of Hickory Nut Gorge, home to Lake Lure, North Carolina.



Hourly Tour Schedule

Tour tickets are sold at the Marina. Tickets for the hourly tour are sold on a first come first serve basis the day of the tour. No pets allowed on tours. We must have at least 6 passengers to conduct any tour.

2014 Hours

March: Open Weekends – Call For Hours

April through May: Weekdays: 11am-5pm / Weekends: 11am-6pm

June through August: Weekdays: 11am-6pm / Weekends: 10am-7pm

September through October: Weekdays: 11am-5pm / Weekends: 11am-6pm

November:  Call For Hours

2014 Rates for the Hourly Tour
Seniors (62+)
Children (4-12)

Children under 4 years of age accompanied by an adult at no charge. Contact the Marina at 828.625.1373 concerning group (10 + passengers) pricing for the hourly tour.

2014 Box Lunch Cruise - Groups (10+) Only- Memorial Day through Labor Day- Monday through Friday

Enjoy a light lunch while cruising around the lake. This cruise includes a tour of the lake and a boxed lunch with a deli sandwich, chips, drink, and dessert. Lunch orders must be placed at least 3 days in advance. Reservations are required for this tour.

Adults and Seniors $27

2014 Weekday Daily Lunch Cruise – April through October – Monday through Friday

Daily lunch cruise departs at 11am and returns to the Marina after lunch, by 1pm. The cost of the meal is not included in the price.

Adults $20        Seniors $17       Children $10


2014 Dinner Cruise
May through September- Fridays and Saturdays Only (No Holidays)
The only one of its kind! Join us for a cruise of the lake followed by dinner at a local restaurant. Departure times vary with the sunset. The cost of the meal is not included in the ticket price. The boat returns to the Marina at approximately 9pm. This cruise is adults only (21+). Reservations are required no later than 3pm the day of the cruise.
Adults (21+) $25

Lake Lure Tours (Click for map)
2930 Memorial Hwy.
Lake Lure, NC 28746

Email Contacts:

Phone: (828) 625-1373 Fax: (828) 625-2889